Dr Guirguis has over 28 years of professional experience in Information and Communications Technology, with special emphasis on IT Program Management, IT Governance, IT Modernization & Architecture, Interoperability and Standards.
He received his Ph.D in Computer and Systems Engineering from Carleton University, Canada. He . Dr. Guirguis is currently a Senior Information Technology Advisor with USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain, where he advises countries with respect to the automation of their national-level supply chain system for health commodities and he also provides an oversight to USAID’s global information systems for supply chain.
Dr. Guirguis contributed to the transformation and modernization of several large enterprises and government agencies spaning many diverse sectors including: Telecommunications, Financial, Health, Defense and Development Sectors. Among Dr. Guirguis’ clients were: United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA), the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Department of Defense (DoD), US Navy (NAVSEA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Bank, Government of Australia, Government of Indonesia, Government of Kenya, and the Government of Egypt (Local governments, Health Insurance Organization, Egypt Telecom and the Ministry of Defense).
Dr. Guirguis played a visible and discernible leadership role in several key US governments’ Biometrics Architecture, and Interoperability committees and working groups. Dr. Guirguis established and chaired the DoD Biometrics Standards Working Group and represented the DoD at several standards bodies, at both the US and international level. He was a member of the US expert delegation at several ISO standards meetings. Dr. Guirguis authored & co-authored four Patents, presented several papers at international conferences. He is an IEEE Senior Member, Senior Fellow at GMU International Cyber Center, Certified Project Manager Professional and Adjunct professor at Georgetown Technology Management Master Program.